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Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
So did I :D. Heated grips (oxford) and a...

So did I :D.
Heated grips (oxford) and a Renthal RC high handlebar.
I already had 30 mm risers but it was still low for standing up... now the additional 2-3cm from the new handlebar makes it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Hi BluePill, Thanks for your input. I'm...

Hi BluePill,

Thanks for your input. I'm considering new (since i bent the stock ones) and highter bars. I already have 30 mm risers, and cable fitting is quite close. Any issue with the way you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Speaking of racks, I recevied the moto-racks.com...

Speaking of racks, I recevied the moto-racks.com ones lately, and mounted them a few days ago. Fit to the various mounting points on the bike was just perfect: no bending or whatever.

Two specific...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By AdvNener
Thanks vagabondmatt and TwilightZone !

Thanks vagabondmatt and TwilightZone !
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 01:18 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Side stand bracket lower bolt

Hi all,

Since a few rides, i felt like the kickstand was way to easy to remove, i though the spring was maybe "tired". Took a closer look yesterday... it looks like the side stand bracket should...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 07:06 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Thanks for the detailed report. Your X looks good...

Thanks for the detailed report. Your X looks good like that. I think i'm gonna go the 19/17 (stock at rear) route one day. I'm just a bit worried about insurances here (same thing with bigger not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
- The WR450F costs 50% more new, considering the...

- The WR450F costs 50% more new, considering the starting price (6000) for the wr250r (and in France that price quickly went down to 5000)
- Fuel injected only since 2012 if I'm right
-...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 07:29 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Most recent smartphones (including those in the...

Most recent smartphones (including those in the 100-200$ pricetag) now have a real GPS chip (but they also use cell/wifi signal to have an "instant" approximate position and internet (cell signal...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I'm planning to set up hard side cases, and my...

I'm planning to set up hard side cases, and my exhaust is a leovince without heat shield (well only a very short one where the passenger leg should be).
Does it make sense to use this kind of stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:28 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
It looks like buying black plastics for a wr250r...

It looks like buying black plastics for a wr250r will cost much less than buying or setting up dirt wheels for an X. You just won't have the cool looking black frame and swingarm (edit: and forks)
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By AdvNener
Someone already posted a review here a while ago,...

Someone already posted a review here a while ago, i don't want to dig to find it, but here are his blog posts:

http://hmwrites.blogspot.fr/2014/04/motoracks-luggage-racks-for-wr250r.html...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I'am considering adding hard side cases to my...

I'am considering adding hard side cases to my wrx. Mainly for commuting/daily duties, also for week-end or one week touring (backroads, no or very easy offroad)
I need them to be quite narrow (no...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By AdvNener
Tkc80 also comes in 140/80-17 rear, only 7mm...

Tkc80 also comes in 140/80-17 rear, only 7mm higher than 150/70 and "stock" width.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By AdvNener
Thanks. Various Kenda or Shinko always seems to...

Thanks. Various Kenda or Shinko always seems to be a good choice for cheap and correct 17" tires for some offroad. Too bad they are really hard to find where i live.
No clearance issue with the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Hey, can you please detail the tire model and...

Hey, can you please detail the tire model and sizes on this pic? Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
It seems i have a lot to catch up reading on this...

It seems i have a lot to catch up reading on this thread, been a bit busy lately.

I just came back from a 2700 km road trip accross France. Provence to south-west to Massif Central, Paris, then...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By AdvNener
Speaking of Krabill's advices on suspension. i...

Speaking of Krabill's advices on suspension. i tried to apply them on my X.

I checked that everything was about stock.
"Removed" 3 click on rear rebound. Noticeable difference even on road. No...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I can't give advices on the price because i'm on...

I can't give advices on the price because i'm on another market, but I tend to prefer a bike with a few miles on it that almost no miles, especially if it's already 4 years old and out of warranty.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I can't answer for the tires... but i'm...

I can't answer for the tires... but i'm interested in your 19" front setup. What is your rim/hub solution, Warp9?
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I found http://www.gearingcommander.com to be...

I found http://www.gearingcommander.com to be quite accurate
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:15 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I find the stock gearing very adequate on an X on...

I find the stock gearing very adequate on an X on road.
6th gear is usable at indicated 90 kph (84-85 kph gps) on flat highway, with downshifting required if you want some acceleration or the road...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
I also measured between 7 and 8% speed offset......

I also measured between 7 and 8% speed offset... with stock gearing and tire size.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Yeah it's going to end like that (dealer is 200m...

Yeah it's going to end like that (dealer is 200m from home), i was not searching to save a few but more tempted by the "pre oiled" thing (i'm lazy).
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Yes they have it ! Now problem is that they...

Yes they have it !
Now problem is that they charge a fixed 50$ to ship/tax to France for orders below 100$ (it's ok for 100$ as their stuff are quite cheap and i remember ordering by...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:10 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Do you also have a reference for the pre oiled...

Do you also have a reference for the pre oiled ones for wr250r/x (i'm lazy too)? I just can't seem to find it (for instance...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Thanks for the detailed report ! One...

Thanks for the detailed report !

One question, once there:


If I were just going to change fork oil... could i just stop here and jump to:



My bike sees very few dust, no sand or mud, so...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Wow this is really an "adventure" forum, even for...

Wow this is really an "adventure" forum, even for buying/selling the bike !

All this excitation we are missing when living in civilized places... you lucky guys from wild areas :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
I can see how the key hole can be a weak point. I...

I can see how the key hole can be a weak point. I was actually asking myself if it would be a good idea to trim the dash a bit in that area to have more clearance for the throttle cable...

How did...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 04:02 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
About the Lynx fairing

I'm globally very statisfied with my lynx fairing so far (~700km on backroads and streets). Good wind protection (not tested under rain yet :D), lot of space on the dashboard, very good improvment in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 46,456
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Posted By AdvNener
Well actually the problem was the positive...

Well actually the problem was the positive connection to battery. Terminal ends are in good shape.
Thanks for the easy flat screwdriver hint, now both connections are serioulsy tightened.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:00 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Electric shutdown while running

Hi,

I had an issue this morning. First i noticed when powering the bike on that the clock was not correct (showing about 8:25 instead of 7:55). Then i went trouble free to the gas station (500m...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 09:56 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Here is what I have in cyclepedia for forks: ...

Here is what I have in cyclepedia for forks:

Upper bracket pinch bolt M8 4 23 Nm (2.3 m-kg, 17 ft-lb)
Lower bracket pinch bolt M8 4 20 Nm (2.0 m-kg, 14 ft-lb)

Front fork cap bolt M48 2 30 Nm...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
What are your gearing and tires? With a stock...

What are your gearing and tires? With a stock gearing and tire size, 110 (gps) kph on the highway is no problem on my X, and it's quite far of the rev limiter (i don't think you can hit the rev...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 05:23 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
For wind protection (adjustable screen),headlight...

For wind protection (adjustable screen),headlight options and a big dashboard, there is the lynx fairing. Not used it by myself (but considering it), but some on this megathread did:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
Fuel pump news

Follow up to my fuel pump issue.

Received the pump on friday, changed it yesterday. Simple process, it took me a bit more than one hour and i am absolutely not skilled with mechanics. Only problem...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 10:31 AM
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Posted By AdvNener
Thanks again for all your advices. I quickly...

Thanks again for all your advices. I quickly pulled the trigger on an oem pump because i only use the bike for commuting once in a week but really need it to be reliable when i have to.



I will...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
Thanks for the answer, it looks like i will spend...

Thanks for the answer, it looks like i will spend the 250$+french VAT+shipping cost for the oem pump with part number 3D7 13907 1000. I've seen the ca cycleworks cheaper alternative but prefer to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
Question the well known fuel pump issue?

Stalled this afternoon at a cross stop and could not restart the engine.
I can't tell if the pump was doing the usual "brrrrr" because of heavy traffic and building work noises around (the new stade...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
Is it the same price as their 21" complete wheel?...

Is it the same price as their 21" complete wheel? (listed at 375$) ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 46,456
Views: 9,338,812
Posted By AdvNener
So.. "new" owner of a 2009 (or 2008 leftover, who...

So.. "new" owner of a 2009 (or 2008 leftover, who knows) wr250x since a year now.

I was planning a small bike "just to have it and commute sometimes", because not much time and money any more to...
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